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Posts from ‘January, 2009’

There Aint No Free Lunch

It’s tough to be an artist these days.  If your stuff is any good, it’s bound to end up pirated, either on the Web or — for musicians — on your neighbor’s IPod.
 
According to a report bound for the Christian Science Monitor, the majority of all music stored on the typical IPod was not legally obtained.  [...]

I’m Just Copying for a Friend

 Here’s an interesting one to watch. The Supreme Court issued a one-line order yesterday in the Cable News Network vs. CSC Holdings case indicating that the solicitor general “is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States.”
This case involved Cablevision Systems Inc.’s plan to copy its broadcasts for [...]

Saying So Long to the Eastern District of Texas

“The stars at night, are big and bright, deep in the heart of . . . .” Well it ain’t Texas anymore.
 
In a ruling that issued last week from the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the Court seems to have put an end to the Eastern District of Texas as the [...]